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Jan 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
to lift that ceiling. the republicans don't. and it appears we're heading for another "thelma and louise" ride to the edge. remember -- they went over. we'll discuss that possibility next week with paul krugman, the nobel laureate in economics and "new york times" columnist whose bestselling book, "end this depression now!" calls for full employment as an alternative to austerity. read it, then send us the question you would like me to put to paul krugman. meanwhile, another reality beckons and there's a menace more threatening than the fiscal cliff ever was. what should really be scaring the daylights out of us -- the crisis which could make all the others irrelevant -- is global warming. get this one wrong and it's over -- not just for the usa, but for planet earth. that's the message delivered by hurricane sandy, and by almost all the extreme weather of the past two years. and here in the first month of the new year, it's the message from the most informed scientists in the world. they're scared, for real. and they say that unless we slow the release of global emissions from fossil fu
PBS
Jan 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
injuries." it's aimed at protecting young athletes from overuse injuries. no, you don't -- and you shouldn't. instead of playing through the pain, pay attention to what your body is telling you. >> i would look for pain or discomfort that is taking longer and longer to go away with rest. if it's lingering for two or three days or longer, i would start to be concerned that you have a problem that, potentially, is building up. that's something to let parents and coaches know and potentially see a doctor. >> overuse injuries can happen in any sport. in fact, they can happen in activities tharen't sports. >> i will keep dancing on point, even it hurts. >> the "point" being made in this p.s.a. is that pain should not be ignored. >> you're not going to disappoint your parents and coaches. you'll actually help them, because if they know there's a problem, potentially, you can look into it and address it before it becomes a bigger problem that they may actually have to pull you out of sports. [ whistle blows ] >> so keep in mind this advice -- don't play through pain. tell your coaches and pare
PBS
Jan 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
what to do. >> whether you're a weekend warrior or a couch potato, don't miss my "speak of the week." >> from toad in a hole to toad in a frog -- well, sort of. come see what's in my kitchen. >> so join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> it's easy to forget that right now, all aro men and women in the u.s. armed forces are putting their lives on the line to protect us. it's also easy to forget that many of those in uniform are moms and dads. that's why this next story is so important. katie tells us about camp corral. >> they might look like typical summer campers, but each shares a special bond, a special burden. each has a parent who was injured or gave their life while serving in our military. >> and here, they can talk with others who have the same life experiences with their military members in their family. >> i like coming to camp corral because it's a good way to get away from all the chaos and stuff from family and whatever problems that you're able to get away from, you
PBS
Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
to agree on comprehensive measures to reduce the u.s. debt by the end of february. if they don't the pentagon's budget will be cut by $45 billion. that's 9 prz. secretary of defense robert hail said what's even worse is the automatic cuts would continue over a decade. >> we are working toward rebalancing toward asia pacific presence there. we will pay attention to long-term press in the asian area, including china. >> senior u.s. officials do not usually use such language when referring to china. >>> japan's prime minister shinzo abe is preparing to offset growing chinese strength in the asia pacific region. he's planning policies to expand china's defense capabilities. other plans to scrap defense guidelines endorsed by the former government in 2010. ministry officials have constructed a budget fiscal plan for 2013. they are looking for rise of about 100 billion yen or about $1.1 billion. leaders expected to use part of the funds to increase surveillance around the songuku islands in the east china sea. chinese government ships have repeatedly entered japanese waters since jap
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
this. he's proving that when it comes to good food, borders don't matter. >> reporter: a new restaurant opened last month. the food is being well received. the manager is this man. when this japanese chain is set to open first branch in china, he was the first person they turned to as a businessman. he has been working in the restaurant industry in china for 12 years. currently he manages 70 restaurants in shanghai. he has established himself in china now. getting there has been a long, hard journey. the first time he tried setting up a restaurant there in 2005, he had a restaurant that was vandalized just before it was set to open. another time his employees went on a strike. after last year's anti-japanese protests, he lost many customers. even so, he has managed to overcome every situation. in spite of the chilly relations people in shanghai are becoming very keen on japanese food. he sees massive potential in china's huge market. >> translator: if japan detached itself from china, its economy would falter. that would be bad. and it would be the same for china, too. i don't think the
PBS
Jan 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
attitudes will begin to change. >> i don't know how much of security will change, even after all of this. i hope it will be out there in the minds of some people, some kind of consciousness will come. >> prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty if the men are convicted, but experts caution that moving too quickly could give the defendant's for appeal if they are found guilty -- defendants grounds for appeal if they are found guilty. >> the crowd gathered in the southern chinese city of guangzhou. they laid chrysanthemums, a flower traditionally used that chinese funerals. the demonstration came after government censors blocked a new year's article in the popular liberal newspaper, calling for greater reforms from the communist party's newly elected leader xi jinping. egypt has resumed talks with the international monetary fund over a 3.6 billion euro loan to help stabilize the country's currency. >> the value of the egyptian pound has slid to record lows against the us dollar in recent weeks as egyptian purchase foreign currencies out of fear the economy could collapse. two ye
PBS
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
by introducing preventative measures for becoming overweight. the high proportion of americans who don't have health insurance and the number of gun-related crimes are cited. the report calls for an action of gun violence and weapons ban in schools. >>> israel is having unusual heavy snow for this time of year. we are joined from the weather desk with more on that. >> quite a rare sight. residents are experiencing an unusual event. heaviest snow in 20 years has disrupted transportation. schools are closed. about 15 centimeters of snow have fallen. some residents and soldiers seem to be enjoying these rare vents. these are some children having fun sleighing. the soldiers look like they have having fun with the snow. let me show you the snowball fight and all the snow men making are going to be hold on if the rest of the area. precipitation will be likely dissipating. for the next 24 hours it will be clear skies. maybe some drizzles here and there. saturday coming back to the double digits. here in europe we have a system that's potent over the baltics. it's going to be bringing some snow activ
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 6:30pm PST
after a short break. don't go away. >> this is also a big election year in germany. the general election will not take place until the autumn, but political parties are already gearing up for a hectic year of campaigning. >> the social democrat or supporting open their pick, but he has plunged in the opinion polls. >> the campaign is barely under way, but already he is losing ground. no comment on why his support has plummeted in the latest poll by the biggest broadcaster. the 55% of the electorate would back angela merkel compared to 30% for the competitor. merkel's ratings are up and the competitor down 9%. the social democrats were hoping the election would turn them to government, but the numbers do not add up. asked about the level of competence, they give angela merkel top marks. previous the one of the most unpopular populations is now ahead. the leader of the free democratic party says they are just that 17%. it is a strong start to the year for angela merkel. despite concerns the ftp may not make it back, she now has her main rival firmly on their back foot. >> of course we are
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
makes you such an aggressive racer and why are you so fast? >> i don't think i'm really fast myself. >> no? >> there are a lot of fast driver on the track. but the fast driver -- i mean, i'm fast, but it's not like special fast. the general things, how we manage the race, how we -- good position at the start. how we make best tire for myself. it's always we need think because without tires, good tires we cannot be fast. without good car we cannot be fast. >> so your tremendous speed is a result of your great teamwork? >> yeah. >> our series "frontrunners 2013" continues thursday. we'll meet a japanese university student who's determined to help young people around the world get a higher education. >>> for decades ethnic minorities from myanmar fled conflict with the former military government to seek refuge in thailand. for many refugee camps are the only home they've ever known. they grew up and went to school in the camps, learning their own ethnic language. but with reconciliation under way in myanmar, educators face a new challenge. how to prepare for the day when the refugees c
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